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Dunnock(Prunella modularis)

By teocali
A Dunnock (Prunella modularis) taken in the garden at the beginning of November. This shy little bird preferred to perch in the red acer shrub rather than venture far enough forward to enable me to capture a smooth red background!

Thank you for your C&Cs on yesterday's Sparrow upload - very much appreciated Smile

Tags: Red Garden Bird Wildbird Acer Shrub Dunnock Prunella modularis Gardenbird Wildlife and nature Close-u

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Comments


CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
3 Dec 2011 9:39AM
Good for the dunnock, Sylvia, nice to see some of the leaves before they disappeared Wink. Very well captured and presented. Carol

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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
3 Dec 2011 9:52AM
It is good to see the bird in natural setting like this too, Sylvia.
A fine shot.
Ronnie.
johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2011 10:04AM
Lovely photograph Sylvia, the acer looks great. I think you have done well to get him on a perch, whenever I seem them they are on the ground
David
3 Dec 2011 10:23AM
A great image. Beautiful detail.
CaroleS Plus
6 420 3 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2011 10:45AM
Very well captured. Carole
Mike_Young 9 12 9 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2011 11:02AM
Awkward little devil, you made the best of this one though, lovely image
3 Dec 2011 1:05PM
Hi Sylvia I think this loooks superb, gray.
3 Dec 2011 2:15PM
An excellent detailed capture..........Sandy
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2011 4:38PM
Beautiful shot !!!....love it !
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
3 Dec 2011 4:52PM
Great capture of a superb little bird Sylvia.
Ron
Gezina 9 3 6 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2011 4:59PM
Lovely plumage detail and a cracking eye - Ina
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2011 6:23PM
Sharp as a tack SylviaSmile

I have them scuttling all around me at the woods, but very rarely venture onto the perches.
In fact, the last decent one I nailed, was at the Donna Nook car park, where they do come up for a while
See you Friday eveningTongue

Adrian
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
3 Dec 2011 7:42PM
Very nicely captured Sylvia. Love the natural environment and always a bonus to get them off the ground. My favourite songster
Richard
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
4 Dec 2011 6:07PM
A top shot Sylvia, the busy background works well for me

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